Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 383 probate year 1875.
|Will of John Daw|
In re JOHN DAW: DECEASED.This is the last will and testament of me John Daw of South Side Saint Johnís Fisherman, made this fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy three. I give and bequeath to my wife Emma Daw, all that piece and parcel of land situate in Port de Grave, Newfoundland, and left to me by the will of my deceased father, William Daw, and all other my real and personal estate whatsoever for and during the term of her natural life and after her decease I give and bequeath the said piece of land and all other my real and personal estate to my three sons William, Samuel and Joseph, share and share alike, and to their heirs and assigns for ever. And I do hereby appoint my said wife Emma Daw to be the sole executrix of this my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal and do declare this to be my last will and testament, the day and year first above written.
Signed John his X mark Daw (LS) Signed, sealed and delivered by the said testator John Daw as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses: Signed, Eliza Daw, Edward Botwood, Incumbent of St. Maryís.
D. M. Browning